Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Chase Personnel
Location
Yeovil, Somerset
Salary
£29000 - £34000/annum To Be Discussed at Interview
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Specialist Occupational Therapist– Education
Salary: £29,00 - £34,000 dependent on experience
Permanent: Full Time
Location: Yeovil, Somerset

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within a SEN College for the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities.

Our client offers excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

About the College:
For over 40 years the College has equipped young people with learning disabilities and complex needs with the skills they require to lead productive and inclusive lives. The college provides person-centred education, care and therapeutic programmes.

Job Role
You will work alongside a Multidisciplinary Team including Care and education staff, speech and language therapists, allied therapists and psychologists. Taking a “hands on” approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills. You will provide quality assessments and interventions within a developmental model and using MOHO and sensory integration principles. Knowledge of risk assessment and clinical governance frameworks will prove advantageous. You may over time be responsible for the supervision and development of others within the OT team.

In return my client offers:
• Clinical Supervision
• Full support from a multidisciplinary team
• Bi-Monthly meetings with other Occupational Therapists
• Developmental Opportunities
• Internal/external training on new initiatives
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (length of service increments included)

Candidate Profile:
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and forward thinking senior Occupational Therapist.

You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in Sensory Integration, Learning Disabilities and working with children/ young people is desirable.

For further details, feel free to get in touch with Alex Gunning on (Apply online only). Alternatively, apply below and we will be in touch within 24 hours